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QC Supervisor-2nd Shift

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Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Franklin, Wisconsin, US, 53132

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Vesta is located in Franklin WI, a growing community of 35,000 people that is located in the Southeastern portion of Wisconsin, approximately 15 miles south of Milwaukee, WI and about 60 miles north of Chicago, Il.  The Southeastern portion of Wisconsin is bordered on the east by Lake Michigan, a Great Lake that has fantastic fishing and boating opportunities.  The City of Milwaukee is a diverse community with many ethnic festivals that occur almost every weekend from June until September.  Starting with the last week in June until the second weekend in July, the Henry Maier Festival Park, hosts Summerfest, one of the largest outdoor music festivals, highlighted by the Marcus Amphitheater, which hosts Main Stage concerts every evening.  Milwaukee is also the home to Harley Davidson, the Harley Museum and Harley Davidson Bike fest every 5 years.  If you are into professional sports, Milwaukee is home to the Milwaukee Brewers, who play at Miller Park, the Milwaukee Bucks  who are building a new area and the Green Bay Packers are within 2 hours driving distance from Milwaukee. 


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.


The Quality Control Supervisor is primarily responsible for assuring product quality and compliance (raw materials, development products, WIP and finished goods) through the development, implementation and monitoring of appropriate processes, people, tools, metrics and goals . This position will oversee the Quality Inspectors on Second Shift.



  • Responsible for establishing Quality Control testing, sampling and control strategies such as SPC.
  • Analyzes product and process quality data to identify and make recommendations for meeting organizational Quality objectives (improved product quality, scrap reduction, compliant reduction, rework reduction, etc.)
  • Acts as technical advisor on Quality Control matters.
  • Overall responsibility and ownership of material release and final disposition activities.
  • Establishes Measurement Systems Analysis processes.
  • Establishes goals and metrics related to people, processes and products for the Quality Control Department.
  • Provides input to the development of departmental and corporate performance objectives.
  • Identifies hires and develops Quality Control personnel to meet company and departmental objectives.
  • Directs the activities of the Quality inspection team.
  • Plans, promotes, and organizes training activities related to product quality.
  • Direct Process Owner for Process Controls and NCR process.
  • Supports technical contract review, validation and revalidation activities for product development process.
  • Reviews and approves applicable Quality System Documents, Deviations, Process Change Orders (PCOs).
  • Establishes Incoming Inspection Requirements for supplied products and materials.
  • Supports customer and other regulatory bodies’ audits and inspection.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Observe and promote Company standards and policies on safety, quality and productivity.



  • Quality Inspector(s)/Technician(s)


HIRING GUIDELINES: (To perform job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required/preferred).

  • Successful completion of four-years of high school, or equivalent, plus completion of four years of college with a bachelor’s degree preferably in the engineering or science fields.
  • Five to seven years of experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Experience with Measurement Systems Analysis, Statistical Process Control, Blueprint analysis and Process Validation
  • Certified Quality Engineer (ASQ) (preferred)
  • Certified Quality Manager (ASQ) (preferred)
  • Knowledge of ISO 13485:2003 at mastery level and FDA 21 CFR Part 820 at proficient level (preferred)
  • Six Sigma Black Belt (preferred)
  • Lean Manufacturing (preferred)
  • Finished medical device company experience (preferred)
  • Quality engineering/control experience
  • Direct management/supervisory experience



  • Knowledge of advanced statistical concepts
  • Excellent (written and verbal) communication and effective human interaction skills.
  • Flexible to change, and possess a high degree level of integrity and “can do attitude”.
  • Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals

Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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